Millions of Americans have launched their careers through military service. It can be a fantastic opportunity to travel, network, gain leadership experience, and maturity when you are young.

So it should be no surprise that many of your favorite television stars also got their start in uniform, but we compiled a list of five veteran celebrities who you may not have suspected ever served.

Related: This former Marine infantryman will be the villain in “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.”

1DrewCarey

elvis jpeg

3IceT

Recommended

In The Military? Tips For Saving Money At Every Stage

Think Your Absentee Ballot Doesn’t Matter? Here’s Proof It Does

9 Ways To MacGyver Your Life With A Rip It Can

10 Essential Fieldcraft Survival Tips, According To A Veteran

How This Soldier Used His Military Skills To Build A Career And Serve Veterans At Sodexo

4AdamDriver

5HughHefner